Instructables: exploring - outside - water - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:28:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Pocket Sized Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Water-Purifier/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
No Mess winter Garage to keep the shop dry http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Mess-winter-Garage-to-keep-the-shop-dry/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:44:34 PDT
Laminar Flow Water Jet for Under $25. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminar-Flow-Water-Jet-for-Under-25/
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 11:36:01 PDT
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Recirculating-Splash-Pad/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:13:27 PDT
A Survival Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Survival-Charcoal-Filter/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Skin-on-Frame-Kayak/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Sharked kayak trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharked-kayak-container/
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:48:02 PDT
How to Barefoot Waterski http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Barefoot-Waterski/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:55:33 PDT
Swimsuit Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Swimsuit-Dryer/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:16:13 PDT
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing http://www.instructables.com/id/7-in-1-summer-squeeze-hot-tub-deck-swings-arbor-fi/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
Water bottle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bottle-holder-2/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Mistick - as in Mist Stick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mistick-as-in-Mist-Stick/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:44:37 PDT
Water Balloon Filling Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Balloon-Filling-Station/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:33:35 PDT
Hydro Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Hive-1/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
Coconut Bikini Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Bikini-Top/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 15:45:13 PDT
Kayak trolling motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-trolling-motor/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:14 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Boat/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Dock-on-recycled-tidycats-and-2liters/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:55:55 PDT
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Radial-Piston-Water-Pump/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:21:52 PDT
DIY water purification straw http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-water-purification-straw/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:09:59 PDT
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Collapsible-2QT-Canteen/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-alone-rain-collector/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:30:55 PDT
Homemade Pontoon Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pontoon-Boat/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:45:08 PDT
PVC Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Water-Pump/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:44:18 PST
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-Mod-for-CREE-T6-Bicycle-Light-Waterp/
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SMALL.jpg confu I bought this kind of "upper beam headlights" for my bike: http://www.amazon.com/SecurityIng%C2%AE-3800Lm-Headlight-Headlamp-Bicycle/dp/B009QX8B2Q/ Maybe not the safest electronics* but dirt-cheap and bright as @$%&. Disregarding some safety issues* I was annoyed by the cumbersome way of attachin...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:44:12 PST
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-One-and-a-half-Sheet-Plywood-Boat/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 03:13:07 PDT
Paddle Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddle-Board/
Paddle Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/12TM/HLA279CX/FZY12TMHLA279CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/12TM/HLA279CX/FZY12TMHLA279CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/12TM/HLA279CX/FZY12TMHLA279CX.SMALL.jpg donedirtcheap I wanted a paddle board. If you have been to a beach this summer you have seen someone on one. But even the very bottom end Stand Up Paddle board (hereafter SUP) starts at $350- and that is for a what is essentially a really big plastic milk jug. Plus, that hollow plastic weighs a crazy amount. Even...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 09:50:58 PDT
The Blob http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Blob/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:41:31 PDT
Drink Your Own Pee - [survival guide] http://www.instructables.com/id/Drink-Your-Own-Pee---survival-guide/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 15:21:26 PDT
Extract Clean, Drinkable Water From Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Extract-Clean-Drinkable-Water-From-Plants/
Extract Clean, Drinkable Water From Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SMALL.jpg M3G Water is the most important thing if you are stuck in the wilderness. Sure, food is important too, but you can live for a while without it; you can't survive more than a few days without water. Unfortunately, in many environments there is either a lack of water, or the water is unsafe to drink. Fort...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 10:05:31 PDT
What's better than water Balloons... Sponge Balls!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-better-than-water-Balloons-Sponge-Balls/
What's better than water Balloons... Sponge Balls!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/8Z8R/HHTE166V/FE68Z8RHHTE166V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/8Z8R/HHTE166V/FE68Z8RHHTE166V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/8Z8R/HHTE166V/FE68Z8RHHTE166V.SMALL.jpg ClayChip Every summer we make a large batch of sponge balls for the kids to enjoy in stead of water balloons. We do this for several reasons. Once made they can be enjoyed all summer if taken care of properly. The clean up is real easy since there aren't any little rubber balloon pieced to hunt for and pick ...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:14:33 PDT
Ultralight Gas Bottle Stabiliser http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Gas-Bottle-Stabiliser/
Ultralight Gas Bottle Stabiliser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SMALL.jpg a-dog501 This is my first instructable so please be nice! There are many lightweight backpacking stoves available on the market where the burner unit is mounted on top of the gas bottle. While they are lightweight and powerful they all suffer with a common problem, instability. This instablity is due to a ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:58:35 PDT
DIY water slide http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-water-slide/
DIY water slide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/LA8K/HHS9VLKF/FQNLA8KHHS9VLKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/LA8K/HHS9VLKF/FQNLA8KHHS9VLKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/LA8K/HHS9VLKF/FQNLA8KHHS9VLKF.SMALL.jpg zieak Every year our school has a sports day during the last week of school.  This year I built a water slide down the school's front steps as one of the activities for the kids (and adults) to enjoy. Materials needed The exact material list will largely depend on your site.  Modify this list to meet...
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 08:50:38 PDT
Wood Burning Pool Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Pool-Heater/
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Sat, 11 Jul 2009 12:23:57 PDT
Simple Water Filter out of a Waterbottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Water-Filter-out-of-a-Waterbottle/
Simple Water Filter out of a Waterbottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/A7FA/H5TUCE9W/FHQA7FAH5TUCE9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/A7FA/H5TUCE9W/FHQA7FAH5TUCE9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/A7FA/H5TUCE9W/FHQA7FAH5TUCE9W.SMALL.jpg SpencerrH This Water Filter is very easy and quick to make. Most, if not all the materials can be found in or around your house.   A Water Filter can be a necessary survival item if you have no access to clean water. Materials Needed: - Water Bottle - Scissors or Knife - Coffee Filter, Cotton Balls, or fabr...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:39:53 PDT
Duct tape and Tarp Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-tape-and-Tarp-Kayak/
Duct tape and Tarp Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7B0E/HGU2PHFL/FJT7B0EHGU2PHFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7B0E/HGU2PHFL/FJT7B0EHGU2PHFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7B0E/HGU2PHFL/FJT7B0EHGU2PHFL.SMALL.jpg shaneoh3 In the start of my junior year (High School), I decided to make a boat with a friend. After a month, the kayak/boat was complete, and we tested it out in the school pool. It was a great success - I was able to stand on the kayak and not flip it over! I also wrote an article, Tungstite the Kayak: Si...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 22:20:21 PDT
Wakeboard Winch http://www.instructables.com/id/Wakeboard-Winch/
Wakeboard Winch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/BXSS/HET138OW/F6BBXSSHET138OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/BXSS/HET138OW/F6BBXSSHET138OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/BXSS/HET138OW/F6BBXSSHET138OW.SMALL.jpg cmcqueen321     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tRlp07DWWA            1- What did you make? (Tell the story of what you made and how it works. Why did you use the tools and materials you selected?)  I created a wakeboard winch. A winch is a machine that reals in a long rope rapidly with enough power to dra...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:22:04 PDT
What's the LEAST Survival Gear You could carry? The Essential EDC Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-the-LEAST-Survival-Gear-You-could-carry-/
What's the LEAST Survival Gear You could carry? The Essential EDC Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/A3IX/GV9SPAAC/FFOA3IXGV9SPAAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/A3IX/GV9SPAAC/FFOA3IXGV9SPAAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/A3IX/GV9SPAAC/FFOA3IXGV9SPAAC.SMALL.jpg Survivor Jack As a Survival Strategist, the worst problem is getting my own family to listen and take what I say seriously about Survival Kits and Preparedness.  Even my wife was slow to embrace what I had suddenly realized as I watched the recovery efforts after the 2010 Haiti Earthquake.   The "Average Person" ...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:21:42 PST
PVC Pool Hose Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pool-Hose-Reel/
PVC Pool Hose Reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/Y6X7/HCB8KOFS/FX0Y6X7HCB8KOFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/Y6X7/HCB8KOFS/FX0Y6X7HCB8KOFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/Y6X7/HCB8KOFS/FX0Y6X7HCB8KOFS.SMALL.jpg amjohnny This PVC pool hose reel only cost more or less $25. You can find all of the materials in local hardware store and make it by simple tools. And get more benefits: 1. The hose is vertically wound on the reel; the interior water of the wet hose can drain out from lower end opening of the hose even af...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 01:15:06 PST
Safe Tiki torch / water bottle light! http://www.instructables.com/id/TIKI-Nalgene-light/
Safe Tiki torch / water bottle light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/9EIF/HCB87W0W/F9K9EIFHCB87W0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/9EIF/HCB87W0W/F9K9EIFHCB87W0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/9EIF/HCB87W0W/F9K9EIFHCB87W0W.SMALL.jpg old_alex At an Order of the Arrow (OA) ceremony  I was at a scout got too close to a Tiki torch and his head dress caught the flames, it was quickly put out only one feather went up. But it got me thinking there must be a way to preserve the ceremony but take out the danger of fire near these expensive India...
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 08:38:15 PST
Longboarding Water-Tread Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboarding-Water-Tread-Wheels/
Longboarding Water-Tread Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/ZJ0Q/GVA8VO5J/FACZJ0QGVA8VO5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/ZJ0Q/GVA8VO5J/FACZJ0QGVA8VO5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/ZJ0Q/GVA8VO5J/FACZJ0QGVA8VO5J.SMALL.jpg idoha I've been longboarding on and off for the past twelve years, progressively getting more obsessed in the most recent years. But no matter the level or intensity of interest, nothing is more infuriating than being unable to skate because of the rain, or even worse being  in the middle of skating and h...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 10:31:19 PST
Barrel Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Boat/
Barrel Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/5ETN/H742YPFF/FUM5ETNH742YPFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/5ETN/H742YPFF/FUM5ETNH742YPFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/5ETN/H742YPFF/FUM5ETNH742YPFF.SMALL.jpg gmckee1399 My first boat I ever built. Best for kids Originaly built in 2010 by my brother and I to explore the small pond at the end of the street.Total construction takes arond 1 hour with very little skill needed.Very simple construction requiring basic tools and materials to build. Can be built for free or...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:24:45 PDT
Pool Water Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Water-Guns/
Pool Water Guns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTP5/H5JVOKND/FN3XTP5H5JVOKND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTP5/H5JVOKND/FN3XTP5H5JVOKND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTP5/H5JVOKND/FN3XTP5H5JVOKND.SMALL.jpg suboxygen Its been a hot summer! Decided to make a couple water guns to have in the pool. still a work in progress, want to somehow incorporate triggers so dont have to be on all the time. i didnt want to put big bulky valves in. maybe someone can help me come up with an idea! EDIT: I found this on progr...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 18:22:28 PDT
homemade pool , outdoor tub , water filter http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-pool-outdoor-tub-water-filter/
homemade pool , outdoor tub , water filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/Q855/H3Z3OL3O/FBCQ855H3Z3OL3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/Q855/H3Z3OL3O/FBCQ855H3Z3OL3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/Q855/H3Z3OL3O/FBCQ855H3Z3OL3O.SMALL.jpg bobby sissom Welcome to my instructable on diy homade outdoor tub / pool / hottub , water filter construction.As always, I am always looking for ways to save money. My goal is to live like a king,on a poor man's budget.A while back i constructed an diy outdoor water tub,in order to allow myself and my family to ...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 22:01:24 PDT
Water Table, for the Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Table-for-the-Kids/
Water Table, for the Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9IUB/GP3T1XHM/F379IUBGP3T1XHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9IUB/GP3T1XHM/F379IUBGP3T1XHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9IUB/GP3T1XHM/F379IUBGP3T1XHM.SMALL.jpg theerikjohnson I decided to make a fun water table for my son’s first birthday. He loves water in the sink and the bathtub so instead of getting a boring old tiny pool, I went this route. I wanted fountains and sprayers and a self contained reservoir and pump so it wouldn’t need to be attached to the hose. I got a...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 15:12:25 PDT
Making a relatively cheap still (for distilling water(for EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY!)) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-relatively-cheap-still-for-distilling-wa/
Making a relatively cheap still (for distilling water(for EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY!)) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZKG9/H1EMI4FS/F76ZKG9H1EMI4FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZKG9/H1EMI4FS/F76ZKG9H1EMI4FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZKG9/H1EMI4FS/F76ZKG9H1EMI4FS.SMALL.jpg TylerTsero Let's get started learning what distilling is: 1. Purify (a liquid) by vaporizing it, then condensing it by cooling the vapor, and collecting the resulting liquid. 2. Make (something, esp. liquor or an essence) in this way. Distillation is the method of separating a mixture into its component part...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:03:23 PDT
Featherlight fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Featherlight-fender/
Featherlight fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9L47/H0OIUS0O/F3C9L47H0OIUS0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9L47/H0OIUS0O/F3C9L47H0OIUS0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9L47/H0OIUS0O/F3C9L47H0OIUS0O.SMALL.jpg Julien Thibeault Designed for commuters and travelers, this fender will help you and your followers to stay clean on the road. There is actually no many product on the market that fits great with bike racks. The one I create take advantage of the bike luggage rack. Using a simple folding trick that I've learn doing ...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:08:08 PDT
EMERGENCY WATER SUPPLY, more of a long term fix than water bottles in the closet http://www.instructables.com/id/EMERGENCY-WATER-SUPPLY-more-of-a-long-term-fix-th/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/2FBP/GZXW8GA2/FBL2FBPGZXW8GA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/2FBP/GZXW8GA2/FBL2FBPGZXW8GA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/2FBP/GZXW8GA2/FBL2FBPGZXW8GA2.SMALL.jpg aworkofbart This is my long-term solution to an emergency supply of water.  I have hooked up these "water cubes" to my gutters so I can catch a lot of rainwater.  There are a lot of products out there for rain barrel connecting, diverting, filtering, etc., but I did most of mine with stuff I salvaged for pretty...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 20:32:27 PDT
Build your own Surfboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Surfboard/
Build your own Surfboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/06IH/GX10CNTP/FDF06IHGX10CNTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/06IH/GX10CNTP/FDF06IHGX10CNTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/06IH/GX10CNTP/FDF06IHGX10CNTP.SMALL.jpg joechacon98 A dear friend of mine has a 1971 VW Westfalia Camper Bus he restored and wanted to mount a surfboard on the roof. Ultimately he wanted to cut the board and use it as a panel mount, so we looked for a cheap surfboard with little success. The cheapest one we found was well over 100 bucks, and a) to ne...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 16:27:47 PST
Hands Free Water Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Free-Water-Station/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 22:09:57 PDT